||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 210 (Jan)
||Queen's Bench Division
Judge Marr-Johnson sitting as a judge of the High Court
||Richard Davison (instructed by Bolt Burdon) for the claimant.
||David Platt (instructed by Berrymans Lace Mawer) for the defendant.
||25 January 2002
Damages - Personal injury - Pain, suffering and loss of amenity - Asbestos-related illness - Asbestosis - Claimant 40% disabled - Part of disability caused by smoking related illness - Quantum.
In a claim for damages where the claimant, who was 68 at the date of trial, had been exposed to asbestos while working for the defendants, and subsequently developed asbestosis and diffuse plural thickening, an award of 40,000 by way of damages for pain, suffering and loss of amenity was made.
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